shiney smiles orthodontics

How many baby teeth do I have and when will they fall out?

When will my baby teeth fall out?      As an orthodontist, I am often asked by parents why their children’s baby teeth are not falling out on time? At what age should all the baby teeth fall out by? What is the typical order that adult teeth erupt? In order to understand the eruption/exfoliation con [...]

The 5 Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned From Being A Parent

Love Unconditionally This is the MOST important of all the things I have learned. A child, from the day they are born, mirrors what they see and hear.  Loving your child unconditionally helps them learn acceptance and self-love. With each generation come differences, a way to separate and claim iden [...]

My First Day…An Employees Perspective

My name is Blake and it was my first day working as a receptionist at Shiney Smiles Orthodontics and if you’re anything like me you can imagine how nervous I was. Walking into a new setting can be intimidating to an extent. I was nervous as I didn’t know what to expect but I felt more eager than any [...]

Social Media…It’s Positive Effects!

I am a parent of 3 girls, two grown and one still a teenager.  I am the ultimate protector…having taught them, no…DRILLED in them, the dangers of strangers both near and online. We all know the negative aspects of social media: Cyberbullying, online deception and even the worst possible outcomes tha [...]

Do I Really Need To Wear My Retainers?

Life after orthodontic treatment!…. Do I really need to wear my retainers? After orthodontic treatment is complete, patients always ask, “Dr. Sheinis, do I really need to wear my retainers?”  To keep that beautiful Shiney smile, the answer is always YES! Your teeth are attached with tons of little l [...]

Do Smiles Really Open Doors?

Do Smiles Really Open Doors? Did you know that a few years ago, in Tokyo, they invented a machine called a “Happiness Counter” that actually reminded people to smile each day? It was even placed on a refrigerator door, so that if you didn’t smile, the refrigerator door would be difficult to open! W [...]